So a couple of weeks ago we decided to do a day trip to Deception Bay. I was mainly just looking for somewhere new to go for the day and take Ada. Deception Bay, named in 1832 by John Oxley for the unusual shallowness of the bay is Gubbi Gubbi land. The first Europeans in … Continue reading Deception Bay and the historic Bancroft Baths
To say Woodgate is quiet, is to make the understatement of the year, if fishing and lawn bowls is the height of excitement for you, than this is your place. There is a part of me that is reluctant to share this little piece of paradise, for fear that popularising the destination has the potential … Continue reading Wonderfull Woodgate
Just thought I would do a quick post on one of my favourite local locations, the old Spring Bluff railway station. Just a short drive out of Toowoomba to the scenic railway on the range, its like stepping back in time with the heritage listed station and its magnificent gardens and surrounds. The original station … Continue reading Spring Bluff: pancakes, history and a walk.
Just continuing with my plan to once a month highlight great content and great bloggers, this time I want to highlight the writings of Ian at shojiwax check out Ian's post on Clouds: https://shojiwax.com/2019/08/05/on-clouds/ I especially love Ian's random musings, but his travel posts are great too, as a nurse Ian has posted some great … Continue reading This months featured great blog and a little bit about snakes
Not having enough of gorges and bush walks, we decided to come back via Cania Gorge and do a couple of days there. Cania is 225 km west of Bundaberg and while not as spectacular as Carnarvon, it is still a great park, with some good walks, shorter than Carnarvon and very accessible, although I … Continue reading Cania Gorge, Lake and Park
Queensland has some great bush walks, some of the best walking in Queensland is in the central Queensland; Carnarvon Gorge National Park, where dramatic landscapes foster, striking flora; spear grass, grass trees and prehistoric cycads and ferns, and an abundance of fauna, including the often elusive platypus. Country of Bidjara and Karingbal people, I wish … Continue reading Carnarvon Gorge
Weekends are for exploring and getting outdoors, this last weekend we drove for just over an hour to spend Saturday night at the Maidenwell sports ground free camp, and then spent the day exploring Coomba Falls which are just over 2 ks from the campground, we decided to just walk from the camp. It did … Continue reading Coomba Falls
One of our favourite local camps and walks, is Queen Mary Falls, which is part of the Main Range National Park and about a one hour, forty-five minute drive from Toowoomba, just over two hours if you are travelling from Brisbane. This little piece of wilderness is an absolute haven and an invaluable escape from … Continue reading Queen Mary Falls